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My trip back home / Mon voyage au Népal

My trip back home /  Mon voyage au Népal | Travel | Scoop.it
My trip back home /   Mon voyage au Népal End of October: at last, I am on holidays; I now have a work permit in France and I work i
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The Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Can Easily Visit

The Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Can Easily Visit | Travel | Scoop.it
Last week, UNESCO designated 21 new World Heritage Sites. They join a group of 1,052 protected places around the world that are awarded status for their “o
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Candid images reveal daily life of the last nomadic people of Nepal

Candid images reveal daily life of the last nomadic people of Nepal | Travel | Scoop.it
These images of the Raute people were take by photographer Andrew Newey in the Surkhet region of eastern Nepal. There are fewer than 150 of these nomadic people in the world.
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Definitive Oral History of Online Travel

Definitive Oral History of Online Travel | Travel | Scoop.it
Two decades after the birth of online travel, more than two dozen founders and key players exclusively tell Skift how it all happened.
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Mobile messaging among travellers on the rise

Mobile messaging among travellers on the rise | Travel | Scoop.it
Global News mobile messaging, Phocuswright Mobile messaging among travellers on the rise Younger travelers – millennials aged 18-34, but also 35-44 year olds – are driving the use of mobile messaging.
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More travel companies testing the virtual reality water 

More travel companies testing the virtual reality water  | Travel | Scoop.it
Virtual reality projects from YouVisit (Yosemite) and Tourism Australia show how the technology is catching on
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Booking.com launches a chat tool to connect hotels and travelers

Booking.com launches a chat tool to connect hotels and travelers | Travel | Scoop.it
Booking.com, the largest travel company in the world, will tomorrow announce a chat communication service that allows its millions of users to interact more easily with the hotels before and after their stays.
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An Uber Point of View on Airbnb 

An Uber Point of View on Airbnb  | Travel | Scoop.it
As of this writing, my home city of Toronto has been locked in a bitter, years-long feud between the established taxi
companies and Uber, with legislation moving back and forth through the halls of municipal government. The taxis'
position is that Uber drivers don't have to go through anywhere near the same number of legal hoops (read: upfront
expenses) in order to serve customers, all while Uber drivers simply keep on driving.
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Google Is Planning on Launching a Travel Assistant App

Google Is Planning on Launching a Travel Assistant App | Travel | Scoop.it
Is it telling that Google will be rolling out a beta of "a new travel assistant app" this week and that it will be certain members of its Local Guides prog
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Move along tourists as Airbnb campaigns for the local experience - Tnooz

Move along tourists as Airbnb campaigns for the local experience - Tnooz | Travel | Scoop.it
Airbnb says personalisation is at the heart of its updated mobile application launched this week alongside 'Live There' - it's largest brand campaign.
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Interactive map links to destination videos for visitors

Interactive map links to destination videos for visitors | Travel | Scoop.it
TripGlimpse is enabling tourists to preview their destination via an interactive map and curated video footage.
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Wellness tourists spend more

Wellness tourists spend more | Travel | Scoop.it
Insights Spa, Wellness Wellness tourists spend more Here's how hotels can engage their new health conscious target market to drive exposure and accommodation occupancy.
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Tourism in times of terror - Close to half of all tourists worldwide are changing their travel behaviour

Tourism in times of terror - Close to half of all tourists worldwide are changing their travel behaviour | Travel | Scoop.it
The threat of terrorism significantly influences holiday planning – major differences in the safety image of individual
destinations – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse global changes in travel behaviour – enthusiasm for travel is
nevertheless unbroken
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You Can Now Book Icelandair Tickets on Facebook Messenger

You Can Now Book Icelandair Tickets on Facebook Messenger | Travel | Scoop.it
Seeking to attract tech-savvy customers who increasingly book on mobile devices, Icelandair is trying a unique experiment — it now allows customers to book
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Attractions platforms target local tourism with white labels

Attractions platforms target local tourism with white labels | Travel | Scoop.it
B2B players are seeing there is action to be had in the hyper-local marketplace for attractions.
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Iceland plans Airbnb restrictions amid tourism explosion

Iceland plans Airbnb restrictions amid tourism explosion | Travel | Scoop.it
Move to tax people who rent out properties through website as officials and residents express concerns over visitor impact
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5 Travel Apps That Set the New Mobile Standard for the Industry

5 Travel Apps That Set the New Mobile Standard for the Industry | Travel | Scoop.it
My last column advocated for a more human-centric approach to hospitality, and not caving to the cost-cutting temptations that artificial intelligence and
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What Does Sustainable Travel Mean to Consumers Today?

What Does Sustainable Travel Mean to Consumers Today? | Travel | Scoop.it
In celebration of Earth Day 2016, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of
incredible places to stay, has revealed findings from its global Sustainable Travel Report[1] , identifying what the term
"sustainable travel" means to consumers, how sustainable accommodations are viewed, and what the future holds for
eco-conscious travelers.
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AI and the sharing economy: how Expedia views the future of travel 

AI and the sharing economy: how Expedia views the future of travel  | Travel | Scoop.it
Expedia has reaped the rewards of being the world’s first online travel giant – but in a market heavily prone to disruption, staying on top requires a cutting-edge approach to innovation
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Travel influencers - a giant echo chamber, or a unique voice after all?

Travel influencers - a giant echo chamber, or a unique voice after all? | Travel | Scoop.it
Travel bloggers have often been accused of mostly preaching to the converted when it comes to their outpourings on social media.
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Wealthy Tourists Flocking to Antarctica Create Development Concerns

Wealthy Tourists Flocking to Antarctica Create Development Concerns | Travel | Scoop.it
In January 1966, the first ship carrying “citizen-explorers” arrived in Antarctica. At the time, only a handful of leisure travelers had ever considered vi
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16 Stats about Mobile Travel in 2016

16 Stats about Mobile Travel in 2016 | Travel | Scoop.it
Insights Marketing, mobile, Social Media, Social Media Marketing 16 Stats about Mobile Travel in 2016 Social networks are no longer just a trendy topic but rather de rigueur in a travel marketer’s online toolkit.
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